Monday, April 14, 2008

Prakash Jha’s ‘Rajniti’ A Political Thriller based on Epic Mahabharat

Prolific director Prakash Jha is going to make a movie based on some of the central characters of religious epic Mahabharat in a political ambiance of present day. Popular actor Ajay Devgan has singed for playing the role of Karna in the movie, while Nana Patekar will be seen in the role of Lord Krishna along with Manoj Bajpai sporting Duryodhana in the movie. The movie titled ‘Rajniti’ (politics) also features some of the famous episodes of the epic in the contemporary setting.

Apunkachoice reported:

However, the director has yet to finalize the actor who will play the most important character, that of Arjuna.
Jha says he has a very suitable actor in mind for the role. But the actor has not been finalized yet.
‘Rajniti’ will not just take characters from Mahabharat. The movie also incorporates some famous episodes of the epic into the contemporary setting.

Well, it seems that director Jha is going to sport someone special in the role of Arjuna, the central character of the movie. Politics was a big part of epic Mahabharat besides religious advice and activities. Now, let us see how Prakash Jha presents the tale of Mahabharat into the political set up of present day.


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